Amanda Ruth Lynn

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Michigan State beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl

When Kyler Elsworth soared over the pile to deliver the final hit of Michigan State's season, the storybook ending came with a moral.<p>After so many years outside the spotlight, the Spartans are in nobody's shadow anymore. And for the first time in 26 years, they're Rose Bowl champions.<p>Connor Cook …

Super Bowl in Pictures

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Pass 10% Market Share

With the release of Windows 8.1 to the world in October, Microsoft ended 2013 with two full months of availability for its latest operating system version. While Windows 8.1 is certainly growing quickly and eating into Windows 8’s share, the duo has only now been able to pass 10 percent market …

iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

It's a battle that threatens to rend the Internet asunder with its forum-fraying ferocity: iOS vs. Android.<p>But why do we get so worked up over our operating systems? The latest episode of CNET's Adventures in Tech delves deep inside the human brain, to explain how something as simple as a …

What’s Next for Gay Rights in 2014?

The year 2013 was a banner one for gay marriage—but some LGBT activists are asking whether the movement is headed down the path to true equality and …

The 2014 Dummies’ Guide to College Football Games

Stanford, Florida, Baylor, Fiesta, oh my! If all the teams and games have you confused, look no further than our New Year’s football cheat …

Up to a Point: 2013 in Review and Predictions for 2014

Will Putin come out of the closet already?<p>In Evelyn Waugh’s <i>Scoop</i>: Lord Cooper, proprietor of <i>The Daily Beast</i>, at dinner with his editor, Mr.</i> …

The Year in Murder: 2013 Marks a Historic Low for Many Cities

With cities like New York and Philadelphia leading the way, America is on track to have its lowest murder rate in four decades.<p>From New York to Los …

Watch Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys [12/29/2013]

Suicide bomber strikes Russia. Another 'black widow?'

A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people in the Russian city of Volgograd. Early reports say the attacker was a woman – perhaps a 'black widow' …

SEC Network Hires Tim Tebow for Pregame Show SEC Nation, Additional ESPN Duties

<b>Will Make Analyst Debut During ESPN’s VIZIO BCS National Championship Coverage January 6 from Pasadena</b><p>Former Florida quarterback and Heisman winner, …

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologizes for attack on Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologized Tuesday for openly mocking Mitt Romney's black adopted grandson, after Sarah Palin led the chorus of …

California 2014 Laws Affect Transgenders, Smokers, Drunk Drivers

As 2014 is just a day away, new laws have been crafted for Californians to adhere to. Here are just a few blessed laws and regulations that will come …

Transgender

Environment: News & features

People with HIV Can Live as Long as Uninfected Populations

A new study reports that young people with HIV have a life expectancy similar to that of the general population.<p>Researchers of the new study …

VSCO Cam Now Available to Android Users

Designed for avid smartphone photographers and amateur shutterbugs alike, VSCO Cam from<p>Designed for avid smartphone photographers and amateur …

The 8 Best Apps For A Calm, Focused Mind

There's almost no place or time in most of our lives that's beyond the reach of digital distractions, which can make it incredibly difficult to focus and get things done -- and to carve out quiet time for ourselves.<p>At work, we can go for hours without stepping away from the computer, instead …

12 Apps That Will Help You Get Stuff Done

People can become overwhelmed with the onslaught of news, emails, texts, projects and errands that consume considerable chunks of their personal time.<p>In order to manage all of this, a simple to-do list may not be enough to balance everything.<p>Like everything else, there is an app for that.<p>Popular …

Don’t support animal abuse? This mobile app helps you find ‘cruelty-free’ places to eat

Many of us unknowingly support animal cruelty every day by eating factory raised meat.<p>Nonprofit organization America for Animals is building a mobile app that makes it easier not to, by helping people find restaurants with vegan, vegetarian, and humanely raised options.<p>“Its primary use is to allow …

Get Zen: Your Need-To-Know Guide To Meditation Apps

Photographed by <b>Atisha Paulson</b>.<p><i>Beyond her regular stand-up gigs at Upright Citizens Brigade & various smelly bars, Emmy Blotnick is a comedy writer</i> …

Call of Duty: Strike Team Updated With New Modes, Zones, and Weapons

<i>Call of Duty: Strike Team</i> has just received a rather sizable update. New weapons (sub-machine guns) have been included, as well as a new combat zone …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Taptool could be “the perfect accessory for the heavy touchscreen user”

We live in a world that is dominated by touchscreen devices such as tablets, smartphones and even touch PCs. Touchscreen technology makes our lives easier because it creates an intuitive, natural way to control our mobile devices. On the downside, constantly tapping against a touchscreen can also …

Mobile Devices

Lists of Best Apps for 2013

It's that time of year: when tech websites post their lists of best apps for the year. Here are some of the lists of best apps for 2013 that you may want to check out. It's a great way to quickly find those that best suit your needs.<p><i>InformationWeek</i> — I like well curated short lists rather than long …

And The Top 10 Most Pirated Television Shows Of 2013 Were…

Nope. Sorry, Walt<p>Making a list of the most pirated shows is always a bit of a dicey proposition, because it’s hard to account for all forms of piracy. There’s torrenting, and streaming, and downloading from cyberlocker storage sites, and sharing Netflix and HBO Go passwords with your family and …

'Sherlock' Mini-Episode: Holmes is 'Coming Back' (Video)

The BBC released a seven-minute prequel for the third season of the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring series, which returns in January.<p>The BBC debuted a …

West Virginia ‘Heathers’: Was Skylar Neese Murdered by Her Best Friends?

Skylar, Rachel, and Shelia were the best of friends—until one of them went missing and the other two were implicated in a grisly murder case that has …

Surviving Anxiety

I've tried therapy, drugs, and booze. Here’s how I came to terms with the nation's most common mental illness.<p>I’ve finally settled on a pre-talk regimen that enables me to avoid the weeks of anticipatory misery that the approach of a public-speaking engagement would otherwise produce.<p>Let’s say …

Artificial sweeteners found in river water and drinking supplies

Canadian researchers think they have found a great way to trace the travels of treated sewage after it is discharged into rivers: Follow the artificial sweeteners.<p>The scientists found elevated concentrations of four sweeteners - cyclamate, saccharin, sucralose, and acesulfame – in water samples …

Artificial Sweeteners